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I have a pennco boiler 1606had. The red knobs close to the

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Hi I have a pennco boiler 1606had. The red knobs close to the water glass should be turned off or on. It seem open all winter. Another question. Radiater made noises when on . Reading about this in internet do I have to low down valve
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Phil replied 1 year ago.
Welcome! We keep going until you have all of the information you need.[b/]. Extensive training & coaching also available.
The red knobs should be off (turned clockwise until they close) when you are not actually reading the sight glass.
You need complete training on how to operate a steam boiler. that is covered in this manual
http://www.ecrinternational.com/secure/upload/document/3291.pdf
copy/ paste that into your browser.
Then get back to me so we can discuss what you learned and answer any further questions you have, without a time limit.
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